She's a microbe.
Can't see her?
Look a little closer.
Do Not Lick This Book is a picture book for children about Min and her friends and the tiny, tiny, really tiny world that they live in.
Do Not Lick This Book was published in June 2017 by Allen and Unwin. It was a collaborative effort between three people.
Idan Ben-Barak is the author. Ben-Barak lives in Melbourne and has a background in science. He has a BSc in medical science, an MSc in microbiology, and a PhD in the history and philosophy of science. Do Not Lick This Book is not his first published book. His first book, Small Wonders: How Microbes Rule Our World, was released in 2008 and translated into five languages and was awarded the 2010 American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru SB&F (Science Books and Films) Prize for Excellence in Science Books in the Young Adult category.
The illustrations in Do Not Lick This Book were done by Julian Frost. Frost lives in Melbourne and achieved internet fame in 2012 when his animated video, Dumb Ways to Die, attracted close to 150 million views on YouTube. Frost is an expert in illustration, direction, character design and animation.